TODAY'S QUESTION: Was Anthony's win in the Fifth Ward surprising?

Anthony ran against Glen Ehrhardt, who became the first candidate endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce to lose a council race.

Sun shines, blinds during Hickman baseball's loss to Helias

The Hickman baseball team couldn't overcome its defensive woes as they lost 11-8 to Helias on Wednesday.

Perfect game out of reach in Columbia College softball team's sweep

Columbia College pitcher Valerie Teter missed earning her third perfect game of the season in the Cougars' doubleheader sweep of Stephens.

COLUMN: Cutting education bankrupts our human capital

I don't take my college education lightly. You should do the same, legislators.

UPDATE: Missouri House approves plan for new congressional districts

The General Assembly is required to lower the number of Missouri's congressional districts from nine to eight and submit finalized proposals by the end of the legislative session because of population changes cited in the 2010 census.

MU softball wins doubleheader to cap 10-game road trip

Head coach Ehren Earleywine said he was content with how the team played during its two-week road stint. The Tigers will be back home this weekend for a two-game series against Texas A&M.

Missouri baseball's offense struggles in loss to Kansas

The Tigers struck out 13 times in 26 at bats. They lost to Kansas 7-1.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tons of Trucks provides delight for children, parents

Parents and children of all ages milled about Cosmopolitan Park, taking pictures and playing inside and outside the various trucks and vehicles.

UPDATE: Senate Republicans ready to negotiate on extended unemployment benefits

Unemployment benefits to Missouri workers ended Saturday after the original 79-week program ended. The extended benefits could be good for another 20 weeks, but Missouri has been the only state to voluntarily opt out so far.

Callaway County man arrested on suspicion of armed robbery

A man from Callaway County turned himself in to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. He is suspected of committing an armed robbery.

Burglaries during spring break up slightly from 2010

There were 16 reported burglaries during MU's spring break between March 26 and April 4. There were fewer commercial burglaries during the week than in 2010.

Annual Kite Flying Day to be held Saturday

Columbia’s Parks and Recreation will host the annual Kite Flying Day on Saturday at Douglass Park.



Bridge on I-70 Northeast Outer Road closed for 57 days

Through MoDOT's Safe and Sound Bridge Improvement Program, the bridge over Little Cedar Creek, I-70 Northeast Outer Road, will be replaced.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge High School dance team tryouts held

The Rock Bridge High School dance team tryouts will occur on Thursday. The 2011-12 team will be announced on Friday.

Even after tax renewal, St. Louis, Kansas City mayors seek income scrutiny

Leaders of St. Louis and Kansas City agree that their cities need to look at their tax structures and eliminate redundancies.

Anderson takes five Missouri assistants to Arkansas

Associate head coach Melvin Watkins is one of the five coaches joining Anderson with the Razorbacks.

Missouri Senate endorses consent, fees on union dues

The Missouri Senate gave first-round approval to a bill that would reform the way labor unions receive dues.

Monsanto posts second-quarter profit, but forecast disappoints

Monsanto has profited from rising corn prices but suffered losses on its Roundup brand of herbicide.

LETTER: Family farmers threatened by corporate farming bills

If passed, these bills would take away the power of family farmers to protest against corporate farms.

Mapping the April election results

Check out the interactive graphic to see which precincts voted for Anthony and Schmidt — or didn't.